The Effects Of Untreated Hiv Infection

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Symptoms associated with long-term HIV

I really wasn't sure to which forum to submit my question, but this seemed like the most appropriate.I've been HIV positive for 17 years, and was relatively asymptomatic for the first 12 years or so. About five years ago I began having mild symptoms...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good set of issues /questions for which good data is still lacking. Chronic HIV infection may accelerate aging and fraility which can manifest itself in a number of ways which are often non-specific. The effect of antiretroviral Read more »

diffrence between hiv infection and hiv 1/2 eia oositive and confimation negative

i was tested in september and was eia1/2 positive but confimatory westernBlot1 negative so am i... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Vaccine Is Found to Be Partly Effective at Preventing HIV Infection, but Advocates Express Skepticism

...infected each day around the world, comprehensive sex education and access to proven prevention tools can prevent thousands of HIV infections right now." Another organization, Treatment Action Group (TAG), one of the oldest and most respected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behaviors of Recently HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in the Year Post-Diagnosis: Effects of Drug Use and Partner Types

...therapy (ART) use, detectable viral load, and partnership dynamics over one year were employed to predict recent UAI in a random effect logistic regression. Over a year, participants reported significantly fewer partners in the past month... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Risk of Sexual Transmission of HIV Infection and Superinfection

...likelihood of HIV transmission. Modeling can help predict population-level outcomes such as rate of drug resistance, rate of HIV infection or prevalence of infection, and effects of HIV treatment and prevention programs in various settings. 33 ... Read more »
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Up to Half of HIV-Infected Patients on Effective HAART Still Ultimately Develop Neurocognitive Impairment, Study Finds

...controlled as are the other medical complications of HIV in the context of modern treatments. 1 Mortality and many other kinds of HIV disease-related variables have declined with modern treatments. But there have been some suggestions that... Read more »